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Nov 16, 2009 6:30pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> barack obama says the u.s. and china can cooperate, but he delivers an uncomfortable message, too, about free speech. on patrol with the police in mexico as the drug a situation has its deadliest days. and we may need to triple aid to our culture. welcome to "bbc world news." coming up later for you -- [banjo plays] on the road again, this time to deliver her memoirs. but there -- but is there more to just -- to this than just plugging a book? and at an exhibit with an important message. ♪ president obama's visit to china is arguably his most significant official trip yet. a day into it, he has stressed again that the u.s. and china and need not be adversaries, that the world would benefit from their cooperation. and in a town hall style event live on tv, he told chinese students that free-speech is a universal right. when he died with china's president -- president -- when he dined with china's president, his message was more diplomatic. >> he is here to say welcome to the rise of a new power in the east, barack obama wan
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Nov 21, 2009 7:00pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> this week's headlines, president obama taking a tour of asia hoping to secure a partnership with china, the world's next superpower. after being sworn in for a second term, the president says afghan forces will take control of security in five years. the australian prime minister says sorry to some australians. and stargazing in europe. ♪ hello and welcome to this week's review of the major stores around the world. this week president obama went on a tour of asia showing how important washington feels it is to build relationships. he met in singapore. he used the occasion to make a personal appeal for the release of a leader. they raised the issue directly with a general. >> a year ago, this image would have been unimaginable. the president of the united states in the same room at the same time as a member of the burmese military government. a sign the new policy of engagement with the region in general. an opportunity for barack obama to call for the release of the democracy leader in burmese. that demand was not reflec
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Nov 13, 2009 7:00am EST
," rated r. >> and now "bbc world news." >> more american influence in asia as president obama begins his first tour of the continent as the u.s. leader with talks in japan. the militants to attack -- strikes again, after a bombing in pakistan. the british prime minister talk about what america the allies could provide. and the beautiful game turned ugly. bond era it is that the stone- throwing crowd as they meet egypt for a key world cup qualifier. it is 7:00 in washington. barack obama is beginning his push for a bigger american role in asia and in japan, coming to the end of a busy day on his first asian tour as u.s. president. he has been holding talks with the japanese prime minister, trying to smooth ties between the two longtime allies. from tokyo, here is our correspondent. >> president obama arrived in japan still a dependable friend of the u.s. but more assertive than before. this is only the second time in half a century that an american president has had to deal with a prime -- japanese prime minister not from the liberal party. once a different relationship, -- yukio hato
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Nov 12, 2009 11:00pm EST
>> charlie: welcome to the broadcast. we begin with a new documentary about prt obama produced by the actor edward norton and the writers are amy rice and alicia sams. >> it's not about how much of obama do we get to see but the movement and the structure of the campaign and the internal piece of that history that's now occurred which is he got elected. >> be the i bought his book and i read it and you know, he has an incredible story and a thought, wow, this guy could be the first african-american president and i thought it would make a great documentary. >> there was almost a serendipity to the campaign and it occurred within him and -- it was the right campaign for the right person at the right time and there's like an elegant simplicity to it all and a genius behind it. >> charlie: and the basketball coach from the university of north carolina, roy williams. >> i loved going on the road. i love having the majority of people not being for us, cheering against us. the national championship gam this year in detroit with us against michigan state, 72,000 people and 7,000 were from
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Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
>> rose: welcome to the broadcast, tonight an assessment stof obama administration as the president faces an important speech on afghanistan and a vote in the senate. also tonight, a conversation with doris kearns goodwin, the presidential historian, and her son joseph who served in iraq and afghanistan. we had promoted this eve name conversation with the "newsweek" reporter who was arrested and detained for 118 days in a tehran prison, that interview will be seen on friday night. tonight, an assessment of the obama presidency and a conversation with mother and son doris kearns goodwin and her son joseph. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: it has now been more than a year since president obama was elected. his administration has seen both progress and setbacks. while the economic crisis has waned somewhat, the unemployment rate has hovered above 10%. u.s. troops are preparing to lead over time a calmer iraq, but the taliban has gained strength in afghanistan and pakistan. at home, some recent polls indicate t
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Nov 13, 2009 6:30pm EST
. guantanamo bay in cuba. president obama has promised to close down the notorious prison. some of the families of those who died think this is justice at last, not mr. and mrs. santora whose son was a firefighter, he died in the twin towers. they say the accused should never set foot in america. >> we need to be protected from them. these are very dangerous -- i think diabolic individuals. i don't want them near my grandchildren. i don't want them near anybody's children. i don't want them on our soil. >> in new york, some worry about the sort of security that will surround such a sensational trial. many welcome the news. >> better that it's in new york where he'll get a fair jury of new yorkers following both the 1993 bombing and the 2001 event. i hope he gets a fair trial. >> they should be here. they should be in new york where the event occurred and allow the citizens of new york to witness firsthand the administration of justice. >> this is a very political decision. before being sent to guantanamo, mohammed was water boarded, some would say tortured, 183 times. evidence obta
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Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that they have somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the k08ing -- following: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei is here. after 12 years as directer general of the united nations nuclear watchdog the international
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Nov 23, 2009 9:00am EST
looked and hoped for obama would do the same thing. incredibly charismatic figure, that he could come to washington and overcome all of the forces of paralysis. and i think that disappointment you are seeing now among obama voters, you can see it creeping into a lot of the commentary is a concern, a deep worry that oh my god, maybe, and i say this with great sadness, he can't trump the system. >> rose: as good as he is, he can't. >> the forces of paralysis are just weighing him down. what are those forces, it is one of the things that really interest me today. first of all money and politics which is now so big that politicians either have to spend their time raising it or spend their time running from people who have got it and are trying to force things on to them no matter how small their interests are. second you've got the gerrymdering of political districts now that are so scientific that as they say politicians can to you choose their voters, not the other way around. you've got a cable television universal that really fractures the political spectrum and empowers some of the lou
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Nov 30, 2009 6:30pm EST
time. >> president obama announces hi strategy for afghanistan. britain confirmed it is sending 500 more troops. of low for global investors. -- a blow for global investors concerning the debts of dubai world. very warm welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast for our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- in portugal, it looks that it will be likely to allow same-sex marriages. and crumbling man is grabs -- manuscripts left behind in timbuktu. hello to you. six decades after the second world war, what could be the last major nazi war crimes trial has started in munich. john demjanjuk was born in ukraine and is now 89 years old. he's accused of helping lead thousands of people in to the gas chambers in poland. his family and then say he is too frail to face justice. our correspondent is in court. >> he is accused of mass murder, but he could not even walk into the courtroom. 89-year-old john demjanjuk went to trial today, as photographers crowded around him. it felt more like a freak show than a war crimes trial. >> it was li
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Nov 2, 2009 10:00pm EST
the scenes look at barack obama's historic race for the white house. norton is the producer of the much-anticipated documentary about the barack obama campaign called "by the people." also, marcus roberts. after losing his eyesight at age 5 marcus taught himself how to play piano and now fronts his own jazz trio. marcus roberts perform a song from his new c.d.. we're glad you've joined us. >> there are so many things that wal-mart is looking forward to doing, like helping people live better but mostly we're looking forward to building stronger communities and relationships because with your help the best is yet to come. >> nationwide nationwide proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance -- working to improve financial literacy and the empowerment that comes with it. >> nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: pleased to welcome edward norton back to this program. the two-time oscar nominee has moved behind the camera for his much-anticipated film about the ascendancy of barack obama to the wh
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Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >>> president obama in jan. the changing relationship of an assertive, new japanese leader stakes out his ground. >>> with jobs in the balance, the british government tries to deal with a growing backlash over immigration. >>> pakistan under attack. the latest deadly bombing shows that not even the country's spy agency is fe. >>> how a country rich in culture and history is going after tourists. welcome to iraq. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here's what's happening around the world. this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosind walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. additional funding is provided by the following supporters >>> hello and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. when president obama arrived in japan todaon the first stop of his first trip to asia, he came face to face with a man not unlike himself. a new leader who swept into office on a promise of change. including asserting grea
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Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
the united states. tomorrow in washington he meets with president obama. >> the only message that people of religion like myself could give to the world community is to respect everybody. all human beings as created in the image and likeness of god. and to help. jesus christ said whatever you do for my smallest, poorest people, brothers, you are doing to me. so he is, the lord, identifies himself with those people. and whatever we do for them, we do for christ. you can realize our great responsibility. >> rose: an exclusive conversation with his all holiness ecumenical patriarch bartholomew of constantinople coming up. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: his all holiness, ecumenical patriarch bartholomew of constantinople, is the primary spiritual leader of the orthodox christian world and the orthodox church, which has 300 million members around the world. it includes the churches of alexandria and jerusalem, russia serbia, romania, bulgaria, georgia, cyprus, greece, poland, albania, the check reap, slovaki
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Nov 30, 2009 7:00am EST
the court case in munich. >> president obama expected to announce tens of thousands of more u.s. troops in an increasingly unpopular war. mr. obama is also seeking thousands of troops from nato allies. britain is getting closer to confirming an increase in troop levels. the defense secretary says the military now has enough equipment to send a further 500 british troops to afghanistan. >> we have been doing a lot of work over the last few months to try to make sure t conditions set by the prime minister have been met and satisfied, that they have been met with the ratios and equipment that people need for the levels of treatment we have in afghanistan -- they have improved over the last few months and quite considerably, in terms of helicopters and protected vehicles as well. certainly the first condition imposed has been met. >> britain's defense secretary. this is "world news today." coming up, is this an end to political turmoil? a new man wins the presidential election in honduras. and what really happened in florida, and mystery deepens about a car crash that injured the wo
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Nov 17, 2009 8:30am EST
tavis: good evening from los angeles. i'm tavis smiley. president obama is very near a decision on the u.s. voment for the u.s. troops in afghanistan. can the troops impact afghanistan as much as they did iraq. joining us is dan senor. he is out new with a book about the economic turnaround of israel called "start-up nation. also new york times columnist gail collins is here. she became the first woman named editor over the new york times editorial page. her new book looks at the last 50 years of women's history in the country. it is called "when everything changed. we're glad you could join us. dan senor and columnist gail collins cong up right w. >> there are so many things that wal-mart is looking forward to doing, like helping people live tter, but mostly we're looking forward to hping bld stronger communities and relationships because with your help, the best is yet to come. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance working tomprove financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪
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Nov 9, 2009 6:30pm EST
a great personal privilege to be here on behalf of president obama and the united states of america. >> and the u.s. was represented by secretary of state hillary clinton who after her own speech introduced a video message. >> let me introduce a message from president barack obama. >> today there are still those who live within the walls of tyranny, human beings who are denied the very human rights that we celebrate today. and that is why this day is for them as much as it is for us. it is for those who believe even in the face of cynicism and doubt and oppression, that walls can truly come down. >> the german chancellor angela merkel gave personal memories from 20 years ago. as a german she crossed the border in 1989. >> for me it was one of the most joyful days of my life. and ladies and gentlemen, it was a pivotal time of change. that's something that we know today, that brought closer together germany, europe, and indeed the whole world. [cheers] >> then alona stretch where the walls had once stood, a line of dominoes symbolized how that barrier had crumbled. former solidarity l
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Nov 10, 2009 9:00am EST
introduced a video message from president barack obama. >> together let us keep the light of freedom burning bright for all who live in the darkness of tierney and believe in hope for brighter days. >> the hour-long interview took place at the famous hotel add lon in the shadow of the brandenburg gate. it was a wide-ranging conversation that began with the legacy of the wall. she also spoke about iran, afghanistan, and pakistan, and her upcoming trip to china with president obama. here is that conversation. >> rose: thank you for joining us. >> thank you, charlie. >> rose: at this historic time in this historic city, where were you when you heard the news that the berlin wall had come down? >> i was in arkansas and bill and i were living in the governor's mansion in arkansas. and i remember watching the news coverage which that time was pretty... much more limited than it is today, over and over again and talking with not only my husband but lots of friends about what this meant. because i'm a child of the cold war. i remember those duck-and-cover drills that we did in school to protect ours
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Nov 5, 2009 10:00pm EST
political wave president obama unleashed last year, setting the stage for republicans to raise money, recruit candidates, and ride the excitement of an energized base as the party hedges -- heads into next year's midterm elections." there was something riding on last night, yes? >> yes, there was. this helps the republican party. it helps them raise money. it helps them recruit candidates. it helps them get good attention. i think people should be careful about saying, because a republican one in virginia and new jersey, that means republicans will do really well next year. it could be true. it could not be true. it is a help for the party. tavis: i agree with you on your statement just now. was last night in any way instructive and informative for democrat? >> there are two things i would watch for, just glimmers' or cans. one is in depend -- glimmers or hints. one is independent voters. barackbama won the support of indepeent voters. what happened last night is a lot of independent voters swung over to the republican gubernatorial candidates in both states. there was evidence that
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Nov 13, 2009 6:00pm EST
, have been convinced there is a better way. if there is anything that president obama has done is opening the pandora's box of health care, the fact that he has made people think about how things could be different. i donot think you can go back. i think once he removed, once he pushed away that rock, is for word in our thinking. they could be a lot better. a lot of americans have been treated abroad. a lot of americans are coming back from living abroad that have used the french system, which i think is a superb system. i have used the english medical system, which i think it's terrific, too. i've used the egyptian medical system. i even used the iranian medical system. >> the egyptian medical system is something you are going to wish on us? >> the egyptian medical system, when i needed it, it came through. >> let's make sure, first of all, that we do not get so caught up in what so many people do that they do not provide a better balance because i think it is appropriate. the british system -- the people of britain despise it. >> i lived under eit. >> they are loath to get rid o
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Nov 11, 2009 7:00am EST
merkel becomes the first german chancellor honoring armistice day in france. president obama inches closer to a new strategy. brazil blacked out chaos as a power failure plunged rio and sao paulo into darkness. tribute to thegerman goalkeeper robert enke who died after being hit by a trained. a suspected suicide. >> is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 1:00 in the afternoon in paris where angela merkel remembered history by making history. she has become the first german sandler to attend a armistice day celebration in france. one of several around the world. in lonn between attended a church service, the first time it occurred without the presence of surviving veterans. today's ceremonies at poignancy as they take place against the backdrop of the conflict in afghanistan. >> it is 91 years cents but guns fell silent in the great war and for the first time the leaders of france and germany came to mark this day of commemoration together. under the arc de tree of nicolas sarkozy and angela merkel reinforce their friendship. two days ago the french president was in berlin
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Nov 18, 2009 7:00pm EST
wall of china. today it was president obama's turn to pose for his photo op on the 2,000-year-old landmark, but lurking in the background, as it has throughout obama's tour of asia, is the issue of afghanistan. soon he's expected to announce his decision on the pentagon's request for additional troops. today in china, in aeries of interviews with american television, the president said that his decision will, quote, put us on a path towards ending the war. he went on to say, my preference would be not to hand off anything to the next president. >>> american officials have repeatedly said that the fight against the taliban in afghanistan is inextricably linked with the fight against the taliban in neighboring pakistan. there the pakistani army has been engaged in a 4-week-long offensive against the militants in the province of south waziristan. this week foreign reporters were allowed into the region for a closer look at how the fight is going. this reporter from al jazeera english was one of them. and he has our "lead focus" tonight. >> reporter: the pakistani military says they'v
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Nov 16, 2009 9:00am EST
economic crisis came they treated it with a tactic. they worry what the obama administration is doing is a strategy to put in place a different attitude about the relationship between the government and the economy. >> yeah, i don't think the obama administration wants the government to take over the economy. but they did-- they took on a situation-- and incidentally, i can give credit to the bush administration in the last four, five months of 2008. a lot of right things were done. when george bush said, if money doesn't ease up this sucker can go down. now, that was one of those most-- he basement economist in chief as far as i was concerned at that point. but so i give them credit, too. but the obama administration, they're not running general motors because they want to run general motors. it isn't like barack obama grew up wanting to runt whole economic economy-- >> rose: although he might want to buy a railroad. but go ahead. >> but they are doing what is necessary in their view to get this economy righted. and nobody makes perfect decisions on this. and they're doing things i'm su
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Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
obama is absolutely correct in repositioning our country to retake the lead and to capture the millions of jobs.... >> rose: but how is he doing that, snow what's the thax is doing that? >> well, first of all the grn stimulus pri visions less than one month after he took over. secondly, notwithstanding.... >> rose: spending how much out of the stimulus on that? >> roughly 20%, which is a respectable amount. of course i'd like to see more, but it was a good effort. his e.p.a. has now put in place regulations that will require c.o.-2 reductions, whether legislation is passed or not. another set of regulations will require the large emitters to publicly report their c.o.-2 emissions and that leads to public pressure on them to reduce it. >> rose: okay. you they development of businesses, entrepreneurial efforts, will be that we'll create alternative sources of energy. >> yes. >> rose: because of technology? because of other scientific changes, will be the biggest business in the world. >> absolutely. >> rose: in the world. >> absolutely. certainly throughout the 21st century and i
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Nov 24, 2009 9:00am EST
considered the stimulus program has been pretty good. >> rose: what's your appraisal of the obama administration across the board. >> (laughs) >> rose: (laughs) >> well, i voted for obama and i'm an obama fan and i think they... i think under the circumstances they're doing a good job. but i must admit that an awful lot of my friends have done a 180. >> rose: you're not worried about the deficit? >> i'm not worried about the deficit. >> rose: you're really not. >> no. >> rose: because you think it's necessary to have a deficit to engage in economic recovery and worry about the deficit after you get out of the recovery. >> absolutely. and our deficit has a percentage of gross domestic product isn't really that overwhelming. it's not anywhere near big as japan's and it's not as big as a country like germany's or the u.k. so i'm... sure, we got a deficit we don't want to have it and we want to begin to reduce hit in the longer rub but it's not a disaster yet. >> rose: what are you looking at as a hedge fund operator? >> well, i'm trying to figure out where the markets are going to go
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Nov 17, 2009 9:00am EST
>> rose: welcome tohe broadcast. with preside obama in cha, we talk to henry kissier, former secretary of state, about the chinese and how they might see the visit. >> what is new is thathe financia cris of last year has shaken the chinese perception of the abily of the united states to run the international system so that the chinese are becoming-- especially in the economic field-- a t more assertive than they have ever been before. >> re: we conclu this evening with melinda gates lking aboutbal health, the billnd melinda gates foundation, and the relationship beeen the two of them. >> i just can't tell you how when, you know, i'll come back from the developing world, the first person i want to talk to and the first person that wants to talk to me is bill. he wants to hear what i'v learned, hear what i'm excited about, i want to tell him wha i'm excited about, tell him what i saw, tell him whatisn't going as well as we tught. and the same thing when he comesrom northern nigeria, he wants to te me what he saw, what's going to be hard, how do w think about this? to be doing t
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Nov 8, 2009 10:00pm EST
bartholomew, spiritual leader of the world's 275 million orthodox christians, met with president obama. the closed-door meeting focused on discussions of religious freedom and environmental stewardship. bartholomew is known as the "green patriarch" and spent much of his time in the u.s. lobbying for stronger environmental policies. he told an audience at georgetown university that he was alarmed by the "disregard for the survival of god's creation." other religious leaders also mobized arounenvironmental issues this week. on capitol hill, faith leaders lobbied congress to make climate change legislation a high priority. church world service organized the effort that asked legislators to agree to reduce pollution. as concerns about the h1n1 virus continue to rise, authorities in saudi arabia are developing new precautions for the upcoming hajj. kim lawton reports. >> reporter: 2.5 million muslims from around the world are expected at the end of the month for the annual pilgrimage to mecca. and international health officials are worried that could lead to a new swine flu epidemic. the saudis
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Nov 24, 2009 10:00pm EST
bodies to be celebrated. when barack obama got elected, it is putting a different spin on what is fashion and beauty. talk to me about your own journey as a black woman, having this body, the way it is crafted and constructed, appreciated and not ridiculed. >> that is a lot of problems that i ran into, which rode into the book, "on the line." people would say, well, she is booked. honestly, it does not matter how much weight i lose, i will never be size to. i'll always have these giant boobs and is great big tush, this is just too i am. there are so many people out there who have this type of body type. i think it is important for you to excel with what you have and be you and love who you are. there were a lot of times where i would look in the mirror and say, my legs are too fat, but it is important for me to let everyone know that everyone has these feelings and those moments, but i also realize this is who i am. tavis: one of the things that seems to me that you and your sister have done with these body types is to redefine the women's game in terms of the technicality. not unlike wha
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Nov 12, 2009 7:00am EST
washington, he urges president obama about being conscious -- conscience -- cautious of sending more troops. >> afghanistan is a top priority in washington. there has been a dramatic intervention by the american ambassador been cobbled. he his -- he is advising against sending more troops and has expressed doubts about hamid karzai's government. >> the ambassador is doing what ambassador correctly should, which is to offer his best appraisal for the president of the united states before a decision. the president is entitled to those views. if his views on has characterized, i fully agree with what the ambassador has said. >> america's top commander wants to deploy another 40,000 troops to afghanistan, and nato's secretary-general this asking the u.s. to follow suit. >> the only way forward is to transfer responsibility to the afghans, themselves. people ask me, one of the mission in afghanistan and? the mission is clear, when the afghans are able to take responsibility for themselves. çtherefore, we need to train ad educate more afghan soldiers and police. >> president karzai knows
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Nov 19, 2009 7:00am EST
starting to fall. >> president obama and the south korean president have urged north korea to return to international nuclear negotiations, and return for substantial economic aid. following talks in the south korean capital, mr. obama says the u.s. was ready to support the north if it ended its nuclear weapons program. >> music to a visiting presidents years. after the foreign policy challenges elsewhere on this tour of asia, south korea, the final stop, offered mr. obama a warm welcome and an easy ride. the message was clear. two longstanding allies united against a north korean nuclear threat. ith both leaders expressing restoration that years of disarmament talks have so far come to nothing. >> the thing i want to emphasize is that president lee and i both agreed on the need to break the pattern thahas existed in the past. in which north korea the haines and a provocative fashion -- behaves in a provocative fashion, is than willing to return to talks, and then leaves the talks seeking further concessions and there is never actually any progressn the core issues. >> can this isolated
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Nov 5, 2009 11:00pm EST
to do something and though the google people feel they have great relations with the obama administration, which they do -- and the head of the anti-trust division is raising questions looking at all concentrations of power and democrats unlike more than republicans believe in regulation. >> charlie: the argument is they own too much of the search market or something else? >> the argument is too much of the search market, 70% of the world and 20% in the u.s. and then they then dominate the advertisers and they worry they'll control the pricing and able to jack it up and in the book business, if google is the only one to digitize books, and give it away for free but what if they start to charge people and libraries so the argument is what if the power is to be abused. what if larry and sergei are not there and what happens with privacy from advertisers, like every time you do a google search we know have you a foot friend of everything they've read, that's what cookies are. they're called cookies. you leave a fingerprint. everything you do, buy, you read. they don't know you
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Nov 19, 2009 8:30am EST
know what happened. we were just ahead of our time. and you notice that he looks like obama, sam complexion, same attitude. it was fun. -- same complexion, same attitude. it was fun. i am sorry that richard and not live long enough to see this. we knew it wouldappen. tavis: first question, that sketch was part of a show on nbc that richard on a state with four episodes. after the fourth episode, he walked. >> we had a special for five. tavis: why was he not happy about that? >> it was a lot of pressure on richard, and he was doing drugs and he was like him then, cornered. the creativity part of it was fun, but the pressure of being funny and being brilliant, that is a lot of pressure. tavis: he felt trapped? >> i am glad that you know, it was richard, it was not nbc. the suits, they love this. they are like vampires before richard came around. now they could get up and suck the blood. they made all the decisions, you can say this and that. they had a life. they could reap their power. there were loving every bit of it. if it was up to the executive producers and the people of nbc
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Nov 4, 2009 7:00am EST
victories. they say it is a vote against obama's liberal agenda. a rally on the 30th anniversary of the u.s. embassy siege in tehran but there are clashes with opponents of t regime. a new diplomatic front -- burma's military welcomes american officials and brings aung san suu kyi into the public eye. it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 430 p m in the afternoon in the afghanistan province where british forces suffered the deadliest day since combat operations began -- 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon in the afghanistan province. five soldiers shot dead by an afghan policeman. that's tragic news comes on a day former british minister published a criticism of britain's role in afghanistan and one down to play into the wider debate about the afghan project. >> the injured being helped in the aftermath. now entering the afghan police is a key role for british troops, along side of our other operations. the troops caught up in the attack were living side-by-side with their trainees at the checkpoint. an area where the taliban had been active before being driven out. part of the inv
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Nov 20, 2009 7:00pm EST
, and hence the talk by president obama and others this week about the possibility of new sanctions. what kind of measures and when, that is our "lead focus" tonight. weeks after iran disclosed the existence of this once-secret nuclear facility near the holy city of qom, in brussels today representatives of the world's major powers pressed iran to accept a plan to curb its nuclear ambitions. the six countries released this statement -- we urge iran to reconsider the opportunity offered by this agreement and to engage with us in dialogue and negotiations. on wednesday, iran appeared to reject an international proposal that would require it to ship uranium overseas. the idea is to ensure that iran is using uranium for peaceful purposes. yesterday, president obama issued this warning -- >> we have begun discussions with our international partners about the importance of having consequences that the dual track approach requires iran to get a clear message, that when it fails to take advantage of these opportunities, that in fact, it is not making itself more secure, it's making itself l
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Nov 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. president obama will go to copenhagen for the climate change summit. it is a decision that the americans hope will lend momentum to the negotiations to limit greenhouse emissions. they hope the trip will help america's image. they hope that obama's america will be a central player in the treaty. it does not seem likely the treaty will emerge from copenhagen. obama said he did want a firm political agreement from copenhagen could take the world towards a climate change treaty next year. >> we have just two weeks before the beginning of copenhagen. it is essential that all countries to what is necess
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Nov 19, 2009 9:00am EST
aassume, receptivity by president obama? >> i think they can do a lot and they will be successful. there are fact that secretary clinton went to the eastern congo, to goma to highlight these issues... >> rose: that sends a message. >> that's the rape capal of the world. >> rose: "half the sky: turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide." nick kristof and sheryl wudunn, thank you so much. >> it's a pleasure. captiong sponsored by rose communications captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
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Nov 17, 2009 7:00am EST
washington, midday here in london. president obama and hu jintao agreed together are several world problems. they appear to be in harmony on everything from climate change to economic recovery. oth issues covere by the two include climate change and human rights. >>two leaders, one superpower, and the other superpower in the making. when these twocountries come together the world listens. and they are the most energy- ngry countries in the oil into that a climate change d is still possible. >> we agreed to expand our cooperation on climate change, energy, and the environment, and decided to act on the basis of common bit different responsibilities and consistent with our different capabilities to work with other parties concerned toelp produce positive outcomes from the copenhagen conference. >> china has become america's banker. they spent billions of dollars in u.s. govement bonds. thanks for the help, said president obama. >> the u.s. welcomes china's efforts in playing a greater role on the world's stage, a role in which a growing economy is joined by growing responsibilities.
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Nov 14, 2009 7:00pm EST
seen here over the past seven days. this week as president obama weighed out the pros and cons in afghanistan he received a big warning against doing so. an elite diplomatic cable ambassador carl iken bree said it would be wrong to send anymore because of the crew coruption in the afghan government. he is a command they are in afghanistan so he knows what he's talking about. >> it is his most agonizing decision to date, whether to send thousands more u.s. troops to afghanistan. where over 800 have already died. in his search for an answer, the president's leaving no stone unturned. over the past month he's held eight separate meetings of his war council. meetings that have already lasted 24 hours. slow but a deliberate process behind closed doors. >> private views are coming now public. a memo from america's ambassador to kabul. carl iken barry warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in handling corruption, more proof that the president's advisors are split. >> his cabinet is divided. it's taken him a long time to come to this decision
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Nov 10, 2009 7:00pm EST
daljit dhaliwal. >>> president obama is reportedly nearing a decision to add tens of thousands of troops to the american force in afghanistan, though military officials tell the associated press that the number will fall short of the 40,000 requested by the american commander in afghanistan. officials say that the deployment will probably begin in january to strengthen the defense of ten key cities and towns. meanwhile, in southern afghanistan, u.s. soldiers and afghan police have discovered a huge supply of ammonium nitrate. half a million pounds of the fertilizer used in bombs targeting nato troops. and in a remote part of stern afghanistan, taliban insurgents have apparently gotten hold of a cache of american weapons. the arms may have been left behind when american forces were driven out of two combat outposts in the kamdesh district of nuristan province last month in a battle that killed eight u.s. soldiers. that is our "lead focus" tonight. and we begin with this report by jonah hull of al jazeera english. >> reporter: high in the mountains of eastern afghanistan, taliban fighters
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Nov 25, 2009 6:30pm EST
. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> president obama will go to the climate change conference in copenhagen with a promise to cut greenhouse gas emissions. israel proposed temporary restrictions on expanding jewish settlements, but they did not apply to east jerusalem. iraq inquiry days before the invasion. new intelligence raises doubts about saddam hussein's weapons program. very warm welcome to "bbc world news", broadcast our viewers on pbs in america and also on the globe. coming up later for you, recession and is meet the workers free training for the new job market. >> my husband and i decided to look at it like this is an opportunity. when in your life do you get to really choose what career path you are following? >> and standing up to the godfather. the island of sicily launch as anti-mafia package holidays. hello to you. he will go briefly to the copenhagen climate summit, and today, president obama announced the commitments on greenhouse gases he will take with them. he has pledged to cut american carbon emissions by about 17% by 2020. it reverses the pol
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Nov 20, 2009 6:00pm EST
contribution from president obama beyond "we lead upt someh. >> well, he is really careful with his language. he really, as a lawyer, but said it in a very lawyerly way, and he tends to be choosing very precise words. >> i am not necessarily saying that -- both obama and bush had very good speech writers. i have watched bush just stumbling around before he got to the speech. i once was in germany and he was not doing well. when he got the speech, it was very good because he read it well and he was comfortable. when he had that teleprompter, he had a degree of comfort that he would not have had otherwise. and obama does both. he always has a teleprompter, and he seems quite comfortable without it. at the press conferences there is a big teleprompter that is close to a shield. he reads the first few remarks even as they sound quite informal of that, but then he is into questions and he is on his own and he does just as well. >> right. >> so he is naturally articulate. i wonder, though, whether he will leave us with any great phrases that will go down in history. i do not think he has
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Nov 11, 2009 6:00am EST
years before president obama took office. we have social security problems coming on but the financial crisis turbo charged things with all the debt wes took on all the stimulus to fight the crisis. >> rose: and the problem is we lack the political will to do what? >> we lack the political whether to cut spending. the democrats want to tax 5% of the people to pay for everything, the republicans don't want to tax anyone. a lot of our expenditures are not very flexible. they're things like defense, interest payments, old age entitlement paents and maybe 75% of it. we need to raise taxes significantly. and if the world looks at us and sees we're not willing to do it, they're going to charge higher interest rates. it hasn't hit yet, but that moment will come. >> rose: you say we're tending to do this and that moment will come. in the next five years? ten years? this s this moment of truth for the united states economic system going to come... >> well, things are hard to call but my sense is five to ten years. >> rose: we have five ten years to do something about the deficit in am
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